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for hurricane sandy victims. matt lauer was the host. bruce springsteen, jon bon jovi, and billy joel helped raise money. we'll show you some highlights. >> it was quite a show. >>> we are also live on the campaign trail as president obama and governor romney crisscross the country with just three days to go now until election day. with the race neck and neck, we'll take a look at how hurricane sandy and friday's job numbers could affect the race. we want to begin with the aftermath of hurricane sandy. we have complete coverage for you this morning from the clean to -up to the gas and food lines. we begin with the cancellation of the new york city marathon for the first time in its history. stephanie gosk. >> reporter: new york has been holding the marathon since 1970. this is the first time it's been cancelled. but since the moment mayor michael bloomberg said it was going to be cancelled, the anger started to grow. it was just among the victims, it was also their public officials, a number of them, and even runners themselves that were beginning to feel and worried that some of the researc
, including billy joel, bruce springsteen and the man sitting here right now, jon bon jovi. some of the worst devastation happened in his hometown and his home state. on thursday he had a chance to go home and see the damage and talk to people who had lost just about everything. that couldn't have been easy, john. good morning. nice to see you. >> no, it was hard, to see your hometown devastated like this and people that i grew up with, my grammer school turned into a shelter. people's homes gone and we're now homeless, never intended to be homeless. hard working blue collar people. >> the town you grew up in and means so much to you. >> yeah. >> what do you think it will take to rebuild? >> well, i think a concerted effort by we, by the collective we. i think as americans we all come together in these times of need and all feel we're all new yorkers in these times of need. we have been through it before and other parts of our country feel if they support us, they know some day we'll be supporting them. people come together in this time. >> and the call came out, and you obviously jumped in r
bruce springsteen, christina aguilera, jon bon jovi and billy joel joined in to help the red cross and storm relief efforts. you too can still join in to help with a pledge. go to redcross.org or call 1-800-help-now. we'll show the number throughout the broadcast. >>> when we come back, the effort to help those in desperate need before the storm struck. missions of mercy. shorten the distances... ♪ push beyond the possible... ♪ roar past convention... ♪ shift every course... [ hawk cries ] defy the elements... ♪ and bring the world to its knees... ♪ it takes the new 2013 ram 1500, engineered to move heaven and earth. the road doesn't end here. this is only the beginning. ♪ [ male announcer ] guts. glory. ram. [ male announcer ] guts. glory. picture great holiday savings... at the petsmart winter welcome sale. save up to 30% on hundreds of items, including select kong® dog and cat products. and all kong® dog collars are $4.99 each, friday through sunday only, at petsmart®. prego?! but i've bought ragu for years. [ thinking ] wonder what other questionable choices i've
place at rockefeller center, feature performances by a bevy of stars, billy joel, bruce springsteen, and the man here now, john bon jovi. some of the worst devastation in his hometown, home state. thursday he had a chance to go home, see the damage, talk to people that lost just about everything. that couldn't have been easy, jon. nice to see you. >> it was hard to see your hometown devastated like this, and people i grew up with, my grammar school turned into a shelter. people's homes gone, them saying to me we are now homeless. we never intended to be homeless. these were hard working, blue collar people. >> town you grew up in, meant so much to you. what do you think it takes to rebuild? >> concerted effort by the we, collective we, as americans we come together in times of need and all new yorkers in times of need, been through it before, supported other tragedies, people in other parts of our country feel if they support us, they know someday we're supporting them. people come together this time. >> the call came out, you obviously jumped in right away. a number of fellow perfo
for the people who need help. bruce springsteen, billy joel, bon jovi, the biggest stars to come out of new jersey and new york, all the money's going to go to the american red cross. matt lauer hosts. brian williams will be there, jimmy fallon will be there, i think sting. so it's going to be a big collection. christina aguilera as well, 8:00 tonight on nbc. >> wonderful. >>> let's swing to presidential elections now. with just four days to go, president obama is focusing on, where else? where do you think he went? ohio. he's making stops there every day between now and tuesday. he'll also be in virginia, florida, new hampshire, iowa, colorado and wisconsin over the next 96 hours. mitt romney will be in many of those same states over the next four days, although he's hitting pennsylvania and skipping florida. president obama was back on the trail yesterday after a three-day break to oversee the storm recovery. rallying to a crowd of 10,000 in colorado. the president made what some are saying was a jab at his opponent's tendency to change his mind. >> after four years as president, you know
failed policies of the past. hing am bring jay z and bruce springsteen. and the president last case here is to say look. there is progress. you saw the unemployment kick up slightly and a creation of jobs 170,000 and better than expected. and he's saying it is not good enough and slow process and noting here in the state of ohio. unemployment rate is 7 percent and better than the national average. they believe in the obama camp it would be a midwestern fire for them and they will carry it and make it hard for obama to reach the electorial votes he needs to take it away from the president. >> neil: we look at the president's travel plans. i am confused of the polls. we know from karl rove. 181,000 viewer democrats turned out for early voting or to file absentee ballots. i don't know if that means anything in and of itself. but it is a gap from last time. are they talking about that or what do they think? they are. and this is why it is significant. early voting is aco part of the obama strategy to get reelected. democrats are more likely to do early vote republicans turn out on election d
? >> steve: they are trying to squeeze things in. bon jovi and bruce springsteen support barack obama and in fact mr. springsteen traveled with the president of the united states. where are the conservative performers? there are not any on the line up. when nbc did the event for katrina, do you remember kan ye west where he said george bush doesn't care about black people? how is nbc -- that is the picture right there. how isng to control it? rickk rickk i am sorry, gretchen last one for hurricane katrina was 10 days after. at leastt. maybe 9/11 and 10 days after and let the city get its feet under itself before they went to this is a rushed job because the election is three days after. >> steve: is it a hurricane benefit or a concert for obama? >> gretchen: headlines this morning. he may be on obama's job council but supporting romney. paul otillini. he critized the president for not doing more to create jobs and a stimulus plan. the president's job's council hasn't met since january. >> eric: hits keep coming on lance armstrong. if he doped in the 2000 olympicses in sydney where he
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